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Does a Sugary Diet Increase Your Chances of Opioid Addiction?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Now that opioid addiction has reached epidemic levels in this country, researchers are attempting to learn as much as possible about the disease and its ... Read more
November 11th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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How to Tell Your Kids about Your Addiction

The Recovery VillageAddiction

When you suffer from an addiction disorder, you face a series of challenges. Not only do you need to take the steps necessary to face ... Read more
November 1st 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Homeless and Addicted: What You Should Know

The Recovery VillageAddiction

The number of homeless people in the United States exceeds three-quarters of a million people, and about one-quarter of those are children.
August 12th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Is There a Link Between Inadequate Sleep and Teen Drug Abuse?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

You have seen the stereotype of the "sleepy teen" that is depicted in movies and television shows. It might be good for a laugh or two, but the truth is that sleep or lack thereof is a serious issue.
August 4th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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The Power of Journaling as an Essential Recovery Practice 

Olivia PennelleRecovery

I’ll never forget the words my first sponsor said to me during our initial meeting: I can see that you’re really disconnected between your head and your heart, she said.
July 29th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Recovery

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From Addiction to Recovery: Sarah’s Story

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction / Recovery Stories

I am 14 years old and I am in the back seat of my mom’s Toyota Tercel and I am literally heartbroken. I know my life is forever changing.
July 27th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction / Recovery Stories

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Coast Guard Still Waging War on Cocaine

The Recovery VillageAddiction

As the nation and much of the world battle the highly publicized opiate epidemic, the U.S. Coast Guard still wages war on cocaine on the high seas and along our nation's coastal borders.
July 26th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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3 Reasons Why My Recovery Has Nothing To Do With Religion  

Beth LeipholtzAddiction, Recovery

For as long as I can remember, religion has made me squirm. I’ve never felt comfortable in churches. The Bible has never resonated with me. I’ve never felt really, truly connected to God...
July 26th 2017
Beth Leipholtz
Addiction, Recovery

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How To Be Social and Avoid Triggers

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction, Recovery

How can you have fun while sober? How can you be social, laugh, and be at events where others are drinking?
July 25th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction, Recovery

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4 Ways Atheists and Agnostics Recover

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction, Recovery

A common question among those trying to get sober, and those who are foreign to addiction and recovery is, how do atheists and agnostics recover?
July 24th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction, Recovery